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Frank Custode Authors Law360.com Article on Facebook Page Spoliation Ruling

11/7/2013 | News

Porzio, Bromberg & Newman P.C. (Porzio) Counsel Frank Custode authored an article titled "Plaintiffs, Save Your Facebook Page: Spoliation Ruling Will Aid Employers" that was published on Law360.com. The article is focused on a recent district court ruling that held a plaintiff's deletion of his Facebook account in a personal injury action warranted an adverse inference against the plaintiff based on his failure to preserve the account.This ruling has significant ramifications for employers because, in essence, it confirms that social media access is discoverable in actions where plaintiffs allege injuries related to their physical and/or social activities.

Frank Custode is counsel of Porzio and a member of the firm’s Commercial Practice Group. He has extensive experience representing management in all aspects of employment law.

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